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Course Details [childlit]

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Adolescent in Fict

Examines art, literature, history, and critical theory as well as education, psychology, and media studies to consider the multiple ways literature about and for children constructs notions of childhood. Addresses portrayals of race, class, and gender in childrens books that take childhood itself as subject. Includes readings crossing age (from picturebooks to young adult novels) and genre (folklore, poetry, fantasy, and realism). Mercier.

Course details

  • Course number: CHL-426
  • Credits: 4.00
  • Academic Level: Graduate
  • Currently Offered: Yes
  • Course Type: Lecture

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